Structured nursing educational programs improve quality of life outcomes in patients with Cushing's syndrome.

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Llahana, S and Thomas, NM (2016). Structured nursing educational programs improve quality of life outcomes in patients with Cushing's syndrome. Endocrine. 53 (1), pp. 1-3.
AuthorsLlahana, S and Thomas, NM
Abstract

Impaired quality of life (QoL) has been reported in patients with Cushing’s syndrome even after biochemical cure, with worse QoL outcomes compared to patients with other pituitary adenomas [1]. A variety of physical, neuropsychosomatic, psychological, and sociodemographic factors have been found to influence QoL parameters in patients with Cushing’s syndrome [1, 2]. A systematic review by Andela et al. found that QoL outcomes such as physical functioning, bodily pain, and general health improved after surgical or pharmaceutical interventions in 6 of the 8 studies involving patients with Cushing’s syndrome.

Keywords1103 Clinical Sciences; 1114 Paediatrics And Reproductive Medicine; Endocrinology & Metabolism
Year2016
JournalEndocrine
Journal citation53 (1), pp. 1-3
PublisherSpringer
ISSN1559-0100
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1007/s12020-016-0934-5
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Print05 Apr 2016
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Accepted05 Apr 2016
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